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Confirmation from a Human Who Has Been There
"Wouldn't it be different if we had crossed to where the Hadrunes were and wiped them out like a bunch of savage dildos? The fact is, they came here to wipe US out, and if we decided not to defend ourselves none of us would be here! So what if we live with regret? Doesn't Sagron stand for something? Does it not stand as a safe haven for all life, and being sure that life is never destroyed? I spit on having a spotless image for all time. I prefer to have done what was needed now so there can BE an all time."
- Xantan Bilf, a contributor to "The Philosophy of Self-Preservation"
"Vapourization of carbon by utilization of resistive heating, electric arc discharge, magnetron sputtering or high-energy laser irradiation" was not a quote by you. It's a quote from an external link, for a book called Carbyne and Carbnoid Structures. In it, it details what it takes to vapourize carbon, and the purpose of doing so.

My intent wasn't to put words in your mouth. Merely, it was to show you that one of the species you list (The 3/4 oxygen one), if the last 1/4 of their elemental make-up was alleged carbon, wouldn't likely be carbon because of the process it takes to vapourize it. That is why the Trigiflags are likely not carbon-based. That is an important distinction, because it would prove (through the parameters you have set about the galaxy) that non-carbon-based lifeforms exist. If they exist, there is a quantifiable nature to the claim "The majority of life in the galaxy is carbon-based", and that claim cannot be logically verified because of the scope of what is required to verify it.

The existence of silicon and "spiritual matter" --a discussion all its own--, merely solidifies the point I've made about the claim. Their nature is inconsequential to the matter. At this point, only their existence matters.

As for your new take on currency, I'd be careful. While the nature of the ultflora plant doesn't require it to be currency, there is still the matter that a currency is still necessitated to facilitate the interactions of a collection of civilizations. Even if they were all about the fair trade of resources, there will be times when resource value and demands will shift, and some sides cannot cover the trade costs. Currency is the place-holder for that as well.

The nature of the ultflora could also be considered a negative, as such a powerful plant would also have to be invasive, in order for it to thrive anywhere it's placed. Also, should it be the answer to world-hunger, because of its properties of interaction with other plants, it is easy for it to become a point of extortion. If you want this plant you must do A, B, and C, where 1 or more of those requests could be ethically up your religion, perhaps.
Don't apologize for not being able to explain things well. I'm not here to hold your argument hostage, by reason of inabilities. We're trying to come to the truth, however we can.

Now, you make clear that "no system is flawless", but then move to say that certain things are not "a problem in the slightest". That doesn't seem consistent, especially with the fact that you still haven't described cloning at all.

"For the technicians involved to copy every cell in your body, so many physical complications have to be vetted out and the right cells have to be picked to form the core sample. The mold itself runs through multiple weird [at least to me] procedures before the DNA is entered into it."

Cloning is not copying DNA. You need to remove the concept of copying anything from your head. What you're talking about is the creation of a "likeness", not a clone. You can create a likeness from inanimate matter, you don't require DNA or organic matter to achieve it.

Again, cloning necessitates the facilitation of the rapid multiplication of cells. The cells split and the organism grows, according to the parameters set out by the sample DNA provided. It doesn't matter about RNA and UNA, when you are discussing the creation of a likeness. If you are discussing genomes and genetics, you are discussing the growth of cells, not the shaping of matter. Injecting a robot with a syringe of DNA isn't going to make it human.
And, again, once the process of cloning is complete, both perception and cognition become a massive problem, to the relative age of the clone.

Mental transference and DNA are unrelated. DNA doesn't hold the process of transference within it. The ambiguous claim that "Sagronian technology is advanced ensure that the clones are not jsut empty shells" is not a plausible premise to dismiss the issues that transference faces when being imprinted upon the clone.

Furthermore, association and reason do not come with "settling into the mindset of being a copy of someone else and embracing their pre-existing beliefs and values".

Here's a pop-culture example:
In Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, we get to see the process of cloning at work. The reason why this specific process of cloning is so believable is because they address the issue of self-identity, association, and reason. Each is bred, through Jango Fett's DNA. Their cells are speed up to multiply quickly, and during the process (as soon as they are old enough to begin their own adventure of experience) they are schooled in all necessary logic and social interactions required to develop their ability for reason.

Furthermore, memories don't exist in the manner that you assume. They are not detailed accounts of events. They are archived blueprints of what chemical compositions occurred during different stages of the event. The host's recollection of a memory is actually association. There is no true recollection of an event, you are merely simulating the occurrance again, because you have situational reference to it, having made the associations yourself, in the past.

Clones do not have those associations, and cannot be transfered those associations. They have to develop those abilities for themselves. Even if you were to transfer those archived schematics of your experiences, because they did not actually make the connections themselves in their past, they have no way to access those associations. You will essentially be taking space (as a partition) that could be used elsewise, with information that cannot be accessed.

Lastly, because of the way that these memories exist, their storage and associations are spread evenly throughout the brain. Unlike pop culture and pictures like to show you, brain activity is actually spread out amongst the entire brain. Even if we could look inside and see anything, you'd only see a fragment here and a fragment there. There is no whole place where you will find a memory. So, when I say "All or nothing", I mean it is an "All or nothing". Mentally, physically, logically. Wholely.

Thus, I argue untruth to the following paragraph:

"The dilemma comes from where I only wish you were right: the idea that the clones don't share my past. In reality they do in fact have so much of the context that made me who I am. They are numerous enough that each and every one of my experiences, still retained by the brain up until Clone A's creation, exist in the memory bank of at least one of them. If one clone is missing a certain memory of mine, he can consult another clone who does possess it. The most perfected technology is no match for the freedom I've had to use it, and my personal fallibility."

I also argue untruth to this paragraph:

"The challenge always shared by life in the known universe is the necessities of a short time versus the bigger picture. Unfortunately we have to accommodate each other's necessities in order to survive. A book called (in English) "The Philosophy of Self-Preservation" was written after the Hadrune Wars and my post after this one will just be a quote I've remembered from it. Suffice to say, I needed clones, the galactic officials involved knew I needed them, but they haven't been the best in the long run. Having proved myself to the Sagronians as an ally in this specific part of the galaxy ... as the Confederation's growth comes to a close ... I embraced and transgressed upon what as you say is a stigma in the hope that my decisions were right. I stopped at 12 when the consequences became clear, and I never went back."

I will take the hard-line stance that a society, which has an evolved and enlightened perspective on all of its values and interactions, that has managed to maintain a stigma for a specific act or process is not likely to let transgressions against that societal value occur. It just will not. There is no way that the Sogrian Confederacy exists, if it is willing to disregard such a transgression by any of its citizens, let alone an individual who is merely a representative of Earth (a planet not in official interaction with them), not an inhabitant of any of their territories, privy to a very select low-tier group of securty intel, who is still being tested (despite the liberties you might believe you have) and required to pass.

Either they don't exist, and this is an incredible creation -- Congratulations on that. Or they do exist, and you are being played, big-time. You should confront them, and see what they say. You might not like the outcome.

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